J. Ray McDermott awarded contract offshore Qatar

J. Ray McDermott Eastern Hemisphere Ltd. (J. Ray), a subsidiary of J. Ray McDermott, S.A., was awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Middle East Gas Marketing Ltd. to provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for two wellhead platforms and pipelines, as part of the Al Khaleej Gas (AKG) Development Phase 2 Offshore Expansion Project. Contracts of this type are typically valued at over US$300 million.

“With the award of the AKG Phase 2 project, our Middle East backlog continues to grow,” said Hafez Aghili, senior vice president and general manager, Middle East and India.